Highlights

Digital Drag: Ranking 125 Nations on Taxes and Tariffs on ICT Goods and Services

A ranking of 125 nations on the level of government imposed taxes and tariffs on ICT goods and services.

The Global Mercantilist Index: A New Approach to Ranking Nations’ Trade Policies

This report ranks 55 nations on the extent of how they practice trade mercantilism.

Understanding and Maximizing America's Evolutionary Economy

Conventional economics provides an increasingly poor guide for economic policy and should be replaced by an evolutionary economics framework.

Beyond Internet Universalism: A Framework for Addressing Cross-Border Internet Policy

ITIF presents a framework for evaluating and resolving cross-border Internet policy conflicts.

The 2014 State New Economy Index

The State New Economy Index uses 25 indicators to measure the extent to which state economies are knowledge-based, globalized, entrepreneurial, IT-driven and innovation-based.

Innovation Economics: The Race for Global Advantage

"Innovation Economics: The Race for Global Advantage." This new book delivers a critical wake-up call: a fierce global race for innovation advantage is under way and the United States is running the risk of losing.

Recent Publications

October 24, 2014 Digital Drag: Ranking 125 Nations on Taxes and Tariffs on ICT Goods and Services
A ranking of 125 nations on the level of government imposed taxes and tariffs on ICT goods and services.
October 17, 2014 The Coming Transportation Revolution
We are on the cusp of an IT-enabled transformation of transportation.
October 8, 2014 The Global Mercantilist Index: A New Approach to Ranking Nations’ Trade Policies
This report ranks 55 nations on the extent of how they practice trade mercantilism.
October 2, 2014 Understanding and Maximizing America's Evolutionary Economy
Conventional economics provides an increasingly poor guide for economic policy and should be replaced by an evolutionary economics framework.
September 23, 2014 ITIF Responds to White House Strategy for American Innovation RFI
ITIF responds to the Administration's request for comments on the Strategy for American Innovation.
September 15, 2014 ITIF Files Open Internet Reply Comments
ITIF argues the FCC should develop flexible regulations under section 706.
September 10, 2014 The Rise of Data Poverty in America
This report assesses the development of a “data divide” in America.
September 10, 2014 Going Local: Connecting the National Labs to their Regions for Innovation and Growth
Policy should be reformed to better integrate the national labs with regional economies.
September 9, 2014 Beyond Internet Universalism: A Framework for Addressing Cross-Border Internet Policy
ITIF presents a framework for evaluating and resolving cross-border Internet policy conflicts.
August 18, 2014 State Open Data Policies and Portals
This report provides a snapshot of states’ efforts to create open data policies and portals.
July 21, 2014 ICT Innovation Policy in China: A Review
The Chinese government has created a broad strategy to “informatize” its economy and society.
July 17, 2014 The Role of Trade and Technology in 21st-Century Manufacturing
In testimony before the Senate Finance Committee, Stephen Ezell analyzed the current challenges facing America’s manufacturing economy and offered several policy recommendations designed to bolster global competitiveness.
July 15, 2014 ITIF Files Comments with FCC on Open Internet
ITIF files comments supporting the FCC's flexible approach to promoting the open Internet under section 706.
June 30, 2014 Understanding the U.S. National Innovation System
The future economic health of the U.S. economy will depend on the strength of its national innovation system.
June 16, 2014 Setting the Record Straight: De-Identification Does Work
When implemented properly, de-identification can enable the benefits of data analytics without threats to privacy.

FEATURED POLICY RECOMMENDATION

Upcoming Events

November 13, 2014 - 2:45pm
ITIF hosts a debate on the merits of proposed legal approaches to Net Neutrality.
November 19, 2014 - 12:00pm
Join CDI for a conversation about howdata and new technologies will impact government service delivery in the coming years.
December 11, 2014 - 8:15am
Health IT Now and the Center for Data Innovation present a full-day summit exploring data-driven solutions that support genomic research and applications in health care.

Blogs & Op-eds

October 30, 2014 | Adams Nager
The current strategy for U.S. manufacturing is similar to USA Basketball’s, circa 2004.
October 29, 2014 | Daniel Castro and Alan McQuinn
When it comes to digital policy reform zombies are the least of our worries.
October 29, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
A discussion of why Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is a vital component of U.S. trade policy.
October 24, 2014 | Michelle Wein
In its new report, Google details the improved methods it is using to combat piracy.
October 24, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
Criticisms of a leaked IP chapter for the TPP are unfounded and overblown.
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